comfort.

October 4, 2011

apples apples. cinnamon. brown sugar. butter. flour. and oats.

the simple ritual of turning the apple in your hand, peeling away the ruby skin. the sound the knife makes as it slices through the white flesh of the fruit, the gentle thump of the apple cubes hitting the bottom of the dish.

there’s nothing quite like apple crisp when it comes to comfort food.

after an incredibly busy two weeks, all i wanted was a weekend in our apartment to stir a pot of bubbling soup, to listen to the hiss of the apple crisp in the oven, to sip red wine around a table with my family.

many thanks to the amazing bloggers who wrote such lovely stories about the time they spent at the event i’ve been preparing for the past five months. sweet satisfaction.

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8 Comments

  • Reply Amy@Old Sweet Song October 4, 2011 at 2:58 pm

    Ohhhhh gentle thump of the apple cubes hitting the bottom of the dish. Well said, my friend.

    What a perfect fall treat. Hugs to you. Wish I could have made it to Harvest Fest. xo

  • Reply Anita October 4, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    What a great post! Lovely!

  • Reply Beth October 4, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    Oh, mannn…Harvest Fest looks amazing, and the apple crisp/soup/wine is really making me miss east coast autumn!

  • Reply Daniella October 4, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    "hiss of the apple crisp"… how true! I think I might make some tonight to enjoy, it definitely says fall!

  • Reply the southern hostess October 4, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    I think you just named all my favorite ingredients. Harvest Fest was so wonderful. You did a great job!

  • Reply Katie (Mama May I) October 4, 2011 at 6:41 pm

    Recently found my way to your blog. I've really enjoyed reading along. Apple crisp, red wine, soup, friends – perfect!

  • Reply Meta Musings October 6, 2011 at 1:28 am

    my shopping list for the week? 🙂 xx

  • Reply online writing December 29, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    I like to do apple pie!)

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